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Description: Dovecote Circa 35 Metres South of Priory's Piece
Date Listed: 4 July 1960
English Heritage Building ID: 134485
OS Grid Reference: SO9691424024
OS Grid Coordinates: 396914, 224024
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9147, -2.0463
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SP 9624 PRESTBURY MILL STREET
17/77 Dovecote c35m south of
Priory's Piece ( formerly listed
4.7.60 with The Priory House)
Dovecote, formerly in the grounds of The Priory (q.v.). C17-early
C18. Bands of coursed squared and dressed limestone alternating
with narrow bands of thin-bedded stone. Artificial stone slate
roof. Square plan. Two storeys. Flat-chamfered plinth. Small
narrow doorway with flat-chamfered surround (now blocked) on the
north side. Large segmental-headed, probably C19, opening inserted
in south side, now glazed with double doors. Small window with
leaded panes in east side. Small opening with segmental brick head
above (now blocked with brick). Pyramidal roof with access lantern
at apex with blocked sides and ball finial. Interior; pigeon
holes built into walls of upper floor.
Listing NGR: SO9691424024
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Source: English Heritage
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